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Nicholls, Neville (1950 - )

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Born: 11 December 1950  Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
Neville Nicholls has worked as a researcher at the Australian Bureau of Meteorology since 1971. He has published numerous studies on climate variability and prediction, including El Nino, and on climate change. He has also published on the history of climate research and climate impacts. Nicholls is a Fellow of the Royal Meteorological Society and a member of the American Meteorological Society.

Career Highlights

1970Cadet Meteorologist at the Bureau of Meteorology
1970Bachelor of Science (BSc) completed at Monash University
1971 - 1975Meteorologist in the Synoptic Research Section of the Bureau of Meteorology
1975 - 1985Scientist at the Australian Numerical Research Centre
1980Master of Science (MSc) completed at the University of Melbourne
1982 - 1986Member of the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) Working Group on Long-Range Weather Forecasting Research
1983Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) completed at the University of Melbourne
1985 - Senior Principal Research Scientist and Group Leader of the Climate Forecasting Group (formerly Climate Group), Bureau of Meteorology Research Centre
1985Master of Business Administration (MBA) completed at the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology
1986 - 1989Member Australian Meteorology Society (AMS) Committee on Southern Hemisphere Meteorology and Oceanography
1986 - 1990Member of the Australian Committee for the World Climate Research Programme
1987 - Member Steering Committee of the International Meetings on Statistical Climatology
1987 - 1992Member of the Editorial Board of the Journal of Climatology
1991 - 1992Lead Author of the Section C, Supplement to the IPCC First Scientific Assessment Report
1991 - 1994Member TOGA Numerical Experimentation Group
1991 - 1997Member of the CAS/WMO Group of Rapporteurs on Medium and Long-Range Prediction Research
1993 - 1995Convening Lead Author of Chapter 3, Observed climate variability and change, IPCC Second Scientific Assessment
1996 - 2000Member of the WCRP/CLIVAR Scientific Steering Group
1997 - Editor of the Journal of Climate
1999 - Member of the AMS Committee on Meteorology and Oceanography of the Southern Hemisphere
1999Scientific Lecturer at the 13th World Meteorological Congress in Geneva, Switzerland

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Modified: 15 June 2006

Published by The University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre on ASAPWeb, 1994 - 2007
Originally published 1994-1999 by Australian Science Archives Project, 1999-2006 by the Australian Science and Technology Heritage Centre
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